Dr Dujeepa D. Samarasekera

Dujeepa Samarasekera is the Director, Centre for Medical Education (CenMED), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Senior Consultant (Health Professions Education) at the Ministry of Health Singapore. Dujeepa has been involved in curriculum development, quality assurance and accreditation and faculty development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level health professional courses. He is the Course Director of the Masters in Health Professions Education – Singapore and is the Chair Faculty Teaching Excellence Committee (FTEC) for Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. In addition, Dujeepa leads the School of Medicine Continuous Quality Improvement team at the deanery. He is the co-chair for faculty development in the residency programme and a member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Faculty Assessment Committee and Curriculum Steering Committee at the School of Medicine and National University Health System.

At the regional and international level Dujeepa is a member of the ASPIRE for Excellence panel at the European Association for Medical Education to evaluate medical schools that have achieved excellence in specific areas of faculty development, assessment etc and Co-chair the Asia Pacific Scholar Network (APMENet) in medical education. He is the present President of the College of Clinician Educators at Academy of Medicine Singapore and also the President of the Western Pacific Association of Medical Education which is the regional branch organisation of the World Federation of Medical Education in charge of global medical school standards and accreditation. Dujeepa serves on the editorial advisory boards of Annals of Academic Medicine Singapore, Perspectives on Medical Education, South East Asian Journal of Medical Education (SEAJME), Korean Journal of Medical Education, Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions, BLDE Medical Journal, and AMEE online journal MedEd Publish. He serves in many international medical education organisations and has published widely in peer-reviewed medical education journals as well as authored book chapters relating to Medical and Health Professional Education. Dujeepa holds the fellowships of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Academy of Medical Educators in the United Kingdom, Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh and the fellowship of Medical Educators Europe.